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BREAKING: Court suspends Rivers assembly speaker, 24 pro-Wike lawmakers [LIST]

The Rivers State High Court has suspended the speaker of the House of Assembly, Martin Amaewhule, and 24 others from parading themselves as lawmakers.

Politics Nigeria reports that the affected lawmakers are part of a group loyal to FCT minister Nyesom Wike.

According to court document seen by our reporter, the matter will come up for hearing on May 29, 2024.

The court also prohibited Martin Amaewhule from convening plenary at the assembly premises.

The affected lawmakers are:

HON. MARTIN CHIKE AMAEWHULE

HON. DUMLE MAOL

HON, MAJOR JACK

HON. FRANKLIN UCHENNA NWABOCHI

HON. CHRISTOPHER KAGBANG OFIKS

HON. AZERU OPARA

HON, ENEMI ALABO GEORGE

HON. GRANVILLE TEXENARI WELLINGTON

HON, NGBAR BERNARD

HON. JOHN DOMINIC IDERIMA

HON. QUEEN UWUMA TONY WILLIAMS

HON. LOOLO ISAIAH OPUENDE

HON. ABBEY PETER

HON. IGWE – OBEY AFORJI

HON. JUSTINA EMEI

HON. IGNATIUS ONWUKA

HON. CHIMEZIE NWANKWO

HON. LEMCHI PRINCE NYECHE

HON. BARILE NWAKOH

HON. EMILIA LUCKY AMADI

HON, NKEMJIKA EZEKWE

HON. DAVIDS ARNOLD OKOBIRIARI

HON. NWANKWO SYLVANUS

HON. GERALD OFORJI

HON, WAMI SOLOMON

See the document below:

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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